Definition of brummagem:
The crew used to wear the orthodox top- hats on their heads, whilst the coxswain was arrayed in all the glories of 'green plush kneebreeches, silk stockings, " Brummagem" coat, and tall white silk hat.- "Boating", W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason.
That you should stick up me, one of your closest friends, a man that worked himself to the bone when you stood for the division- and all for the sake of a Brummagem watch and a few shillings- is simply incredible.- "Danger! and Other Stories", Arthur Conan Doyle.
- "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.